How is the new ruling on tackling effecting the game?

It is not hot news that new rulings have come in for 2017 to combat the problem of concussions, anything that improves the safety aspects of the game for players is surely a good thing, however given the vast amount of cards shown in Rugby this weekend and the controversy surrounding them, is the ruling appropriate? This weekend we saw …

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World’s tallest – 7ft lock

We have come across a video of the ‘World’s tallest lock’, and guess what? It turns out he’s a friend of ours here at In The Loose and played along side our own just last year! The guy is an absolute powerhouse so check it out… (Credit Jake Hughes) Feel Free to Share

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Are Northampton playing a dangerous game with North?

Most of you have probably seen George North’s collision a few weeks back which lead to him eating dirt and being concussed, if you did then you will know about the ‘farce’ of a decision by Northampton’s medical staff to allow North to return to the field of play. Saints staff have understandably gone under fire for putting George back …

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Jones showing his brains? – Adam Jones to assist coaching at Harlequins

Adam Jones has always been a quality player, and as he is bobbing on he has naturally been thinking about his future and what will it behold for him… The 35 year-old Welshman joined his current team Harlequins prior to the 2015-16 season, and has made an important impact within the side, making 22 appearances since his start in London. The …

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6 Nations – Which way will the cookie crumble?

The 6 nations are just around the corner and it’s looking like 2017 is going to be a pretty good year, with Italy not being able top their worst performance ever with no wins and England coming out of 2016 with nothing but wins; it should be interesting! But what do the 6 nations behold for us this time around? …

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If you’re late, you’re in luck! – Amazon’s top Rugby gifts

If you’ve been too busy and it’s suddenly the week before Christmas with no presents for your Rugby loving relative, here’s our top 5 stocking fillers from Amazon with quick delivery…     If you really REALLY appreciate their intact set of teeth, in fact if you £450 appreciate their teeth, then there’s nothing better to buy than this Revgear mouthguard. …

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Connacht are making moves – Connacht’s Champions Cup hopes

Connacht are stepping it up this year in terms 0f the Champions Cup; making Pool 2 look pretty tasty going into 2017. Although they are a side which aren’t really associated with cup runs, usually winning around half of their games in the Champions Cup, except for 2011, where they only won one! Although, this year is definitely looking a lot …

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